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Lo Down Loretta Brown, Erykah Badu's DJ Alter Ego, Scheduled to Play Oaktopia

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Would it excite you to hear DJ Lo Down Loretta Brown is playing at this year's Oaktopia Music & Art Festival? What if we reminded you that's the stage name for Erykah Badu?

Oaktopia, which markets itself as "North Texas’ premiere independent music and entertainment event," today released the second round of its music lineup. Previously confirmed musicians included Dr. Dogg, Best Coast, Andrew W.K. and White Denim. 

Today the three-day festival added some extra scope to the lineup: indie rock band Beirut; singer-songwriter Cat Power; hip-hop artist O.T. Genasis; folk-influenced singer-songwriter Pete Yorn; and Badu/Brown.

The festival is held in downtown Denton starting on September 22. General admission three-day tickets are available for $85; one-day tickets are available for $50; and a limited amount of VIP tickets are available for $200. Order and get more lineup details at OaktopiaFest.com. 

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